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Scholarships and bursaries

Every year we offer over 1,000 scholarships, bursaries and discounts to our newly enrolled students.

Our wide range of scholarships and bursaries are awarded based on a range of criteria. To be considered for a scholarship you will need to hold an offer to one of our courses. Some of our scholarships require an application to be submitted. Our bursaries are based on under-represented criteria and most bursaries do not require an application.

Take a look at the options below to find out more.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Contact the scholarships team at scholarships@brunel.ac.uk.

Important information regarding scholarships, bursaries and Brunel University London discounts

If you are eligible for more than one scholarship or bursary, you will be awarded the scholarship or bursary with the highest monetary value. Please check each terms and conditions page below for further information on the criteria. If you are applying for a scholarship or discount and have been asked to submit evidence along with your application, please do so in a timely manner. If your application is incomplete, the scholarships team will not be able to assess your application. Each individual terms and conditions will advise you on how evidence should be submitted.

 

Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Award 2024 for international students

Find out more Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Award 2024 for international students

Banco de Mexico FIDERH Scholarship

Brunel University London and the Mexican Fund for Human Resources Development (FIDERH) have partnered to provide full time students on Postgraduate taught and Postgraduate research courses with a 15% discount on tuition fee's. The Scholarship is for Mexican students in receipt of a loan or financial support from FIDERH, a trust managed by the Central Bank of Mexico. The applicant should apply for the programme at Brunel in the usual way and apply for a FIDERH loan. More information regarding the application process and deadlines can be found on the FIDERH website. If you have any questions, please contact: fiderh@banxico.org.mx 
Postgraduate, Postgraduate ResearchDeadline: 8 April 2024 15% discount Open for applications

Beaconhouse School Discount

Undergraduate 20% tuition fee waiver Open for applications

Brunel Family Discount 2024/5

10% tuition fee discount Open for applications

Brunel Family Discount May 2023/4

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Postgraduate ResearchMay 2023 Deadline: 3 May 2024 10% off the tuition fees for every year of the course Open for applications

Brunel Graduate Discount

Postgraduate, Postgraduate Research 15% discount Closed for applications

Brunel Medical School International Scholarship Terms and Conditions 2024/25

Brunel Medical School (BMS) is pleased to offer 3 prestigious scholarships for International students. The scholarship scheme is for overseas fee-paying applicants only and the awards will be based on merit.
Undergraduate 15% fee discount off the annual tuition fee Open for applications

Brunel Sanctuary Scholarship Terms and Conditions 2024/25

The Brunel Sanctuary scholarship is an extremely important step towards enabling people who have fled persecution and are seeking asylum in the UK to be given the opportunity to attend higher education. The scholarship was introduced in 2018 and is open to eligible students who have received an offer to study on a full time Undergraduate course starting in September 2024. Brunel pathway College (BPC) applicants are eligible to apply for the Scholarship.
UndergraduateDeadline: 30 April 2024 A full tuition fee waiver and guaranteed allocated and paid for on campus room accommodation Open for applications

Brunel University London Bursary 2023/24

The Brunel University London Bursary (BULB) is a cash award available to full-time Home fee paying students beginning Undergraduate courses at Brunel University London and the Brunel Pathways College (BPC) in September and aims to support students from low income households who are either mature or from an area of deprivation, as identified by the index of multiple deprivation (further details can be found below).
Undergraduate £1,000- £3,000 Closed for applications

Care Leaver Bursary 2023/24

The Care Leaver Bursary is a cash award only available to all eligible students beginning a full-time Undergraduate course or a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) at Brunel University London and the Brunel Pathway College (BPC) in September 2023.
Undergraduate £2,000 cash award Closed for applications

Chevening (External Scholarship) 2024/25

Postgraduate http://www.chevening.org/ Closed for applications

College of Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences (CEDPS) Academic Excellence Scholarship 2024/25

Undergraduate £2000 Open for applications

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship (External Scholarship) 2024/25

Postgraduate Varies Closed for applications

Dean’s International PhD Scholarship for Doctoral Researchers in Health and Life Sciences Terms and Conditions 2024

Postgraduate Research £2,000 tuition fee waiver Open for applications

Discounts

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Varies Open for applications

Doctoral Researcher / PhD Studentships

Applications are invited for ONE full time PhD studentship for this project with Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST), to be agreed at interview.
Postgraduate Research Varied Closed for applications

Doctoral Researcher Funding Opportunities

Postgraduate Research Varies Closed for applications

Ealing Trailfinders (ETF) Brunel University London Rugby Academy Scholarship 2024/2025

The Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club and the Trailfinders Rugby Academy are fully committed to discovering and developing the most promising and aspirational players to support their journey towards professional rugby through education. This rugby scholarship programme has been developed in conjunction with Brunel University London, allowing you to gain a degree to set you up for the rest of your life academically, as well as pursuing a professional rugby career with a full-time rugby programme.
Undergraduate Full tuition fee waiver or 50% tuition fee waiver. Open for applications

Early Payment Discount

All students who are responsible for paying their own course fees in full, and who pay the full amount of fees due at or before their scheduled date of registration, may receive a early payment discount of 2% on the net course fee i.e after the application of any other discounts to which they may be entitled. Further details can be found in the Student Financial Policy.
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Postgraduate Research 2% discount. Closed for applications

EU Undergraduate Discount 2024/5

Undergraduate Varies Open for applications

External Funding (Includes information on scholarships for CURRENT students)

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Postgraduate Research Varies Closed for applications

FINS SCHEME- Educational Loan for EU Students

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Varies Closed for applications

GREAT Scholarships 2024 - Greece, Malaysia, Thailand or Turkey

PostgraduateDeadline: 30 April 2024 £10,000 Open for applications

Life Long Learning Bursary 2024/25

UndergraduateDeadline: 31 July 2024 Full fee waiver Open for applications

Mathematics MSc Scholarship 2024/25

PostgraduateDeadline: 31 July 2024 £3,000 Open for applications

MBA Scholarship (Full-time & Part-time) September 2024/25

The Brunel Business School (BBS) are offering a number of prestigious scholarships for UK and overseas (including EU) applicants joining the Brunel MBA in September 2024 and January 2025 of the 2024/25 academic year. Brunel Pathway College (BPC) and Brunel Language Centre (BLC) students can apply for this scholarship after successful completion of their pre-masters’ course. There are a limited number of awards available every year and the application process is very competitive. Successful awardees may be expected to undertake specified duties as Brunel Ambassadors for the Brunel Business School (BBS). Activities might involve representing the MBA programme at internal and external marketing and recruitment events, providing guest talks and seminars to undergraduate/postgraduate students, providing reports on each event and writing a Brunel MBA Blog and/or other initiatives as appropriate. In addition, awardees will also be expected to assume mentoring responsibilities as required by BBS. Scholarship winners will be contacted by the MBA or Marketing team as and when participation is required.
Postgraduate Varies Open for applications

Music Awards

We offer a number of Music Awards each year. Awards enable you to continue your musical development whilst you are at University by covering all or part of the cost of individual professional vocal or instrumental tuition during your time at Brunel. Music award holders will receive up to ten hours of individual music tuition covered per year. For further information, visit the Music awards page.
Undergraduate, Postgraduate Varies Closed for applications

NSIRC Scholarships 2024/25

Postgraduate Varies Open for applications

Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship

Postgraduate 15% discount Closed for applications

Postgraduate Care Leaver Bursary Terms and Conditions 2024/25

PostgraduateDeadline: 23 August 2024 £5,000 cash or fee waiver. Open for applications

Sports Scholarship Programmes

We have a history of supporting talented sportsmen and sportswomen that dates back to the 1960s. The Sports Scholarship Programme is more than just financial assistance; it is designed to the particular needs of athletes with outstanding sporting ability in higher education. For further details please visit our Sports scholarships page.
Undergraduate, Postgraduate Up to £3000 Closed for applications

The Aziz Foundation Scholarship 2024/5

We are delighted to partner with the Aziz Foundation to provide scholarships for British Muslim students pursuing a Master’s degree within Brunel’s College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences (see eligible courses below). About the Aziz Foundation The Aziz Foundation was established in 2015 by the Aziz family with the objectives of reducing inequality in education and addressing the social challenges faced by British Muslims. The foundation provides financial and professional support to aid career advancement and empowers recipients to bring positive change to their communities, industry and society as a whole.
Deadline: 28 March 2024 Full Master’s degree tuition fee (equivalent to one year, full-time). Open for applications

The Dean’s International Scholarship for Electronic and Electrical Engineering 2024/25

Undergraduate £2,000 fee waiver per academic year. Open for applications

The Dean’s International Scholarship for Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy (Physical Therapy) and Life Sciences 2024/25

Undergraduate, Postgraduate £2,000 Open for applications

The PG International Bursary - September 2024

The International Bursary offers £2,000 fee reduction for self-funded international students across our postgraduate taught courses. This bursary was designed to reward students based on their academic profile and payment of the course deposit. Who is eligible? To be considered, here’s what you will need: To achieve a 2:2 or equivalent international recognised undergraduate qualification; Have an offer to study one of our postgraduate taught courses starting in September 2024; Pay your £5,000 course deposit by 31st July 2024; Be from one of the following countries of domicile: India Pakistan China Egypt Turkey Thailand Vietnam Indonesia Jordan UAE Nigeria Kuwait Nepal Bangladesh South Korea Sri Lanka Malaysia Morocco EU (overseas fee paying) How to apply? There is no application form to fill out, you will automatically be considered as long as you meet our eligibility criteria detailed below. To be awarded an International Bursary you will need to meet all the required conditions by 31st July 2024.
PostgraduateDeadline: 31 July 2024 £2,000 Open for applications

The UG International Bursary - September 2024

The International Bursary offers £2,000 fee reduction for self-funded international students across our undergraduate courses. This bursary was designed to reward students based on their academic profile and we will award the tuition fee award to all applicants who meet or exceed the criteria for the award. To be considered applicants need to hold an offer of a place to study on an undergraduate course starting in September 2024. Awards will be made until the end of August 2024. Who is eligible? To be considered, here’s what you will need: Achieved a minimum 3 A Levels with grades ABB and above or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification; Have an offer to study on one of our undergraduate courses starting in September 2024; How to apply? There is no application form to fill out, you will automatically be considered for an International Bursary as long as you meet our eligibility criteria detailed below and meet all your conditions by 31st August 2024.
Undergraduate £2,000 Open for applications

The Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Award for International students - September 2024

Our Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Award offers £5,000 fee reduction for self-funded international students across our postgraduate taught courses. This scholarship was designed to reward exceptional students with excellent academic records and a passion for creating positive change in their communities. Who is eligible? To be considered, here's what you will need: Achieve a minimum 2:1 and above or equivalent internationally recognised undergraduate degree Have an offer from us to study one of our postgraduate taught courses starting in September 2024 Pay your £5,000 course deposit by 31st July 2024 How to apply? There is no application form to fill out, you will automatically be considered as long as you meet our eligibility criteria detailed below. To be awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Award you will need to meet all the conditions by 31st July 2024. Please read our terms and conditions for the finer details.
PostgraduateDeadline: 31 July 2024 £5,000 tuition fee reduction Open for applications

Urban Scholarship 2024/25

UndergraduateDeadline: 1 September 2024 £3,000 Open for applications